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near Old Trafford Football Stadium & Cricket Ground

There are only a handful of restaurants near Old Trafford football stadium, the legendary home of Manchester United, and the city's most famous landmark.

It is located just 2 miles (4km) from Manchester city centre, with Lancashire County Cricket Club's Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground nearby.

As you'd expect, most Old Trafford restaurants get very busy on match days, as do the numerous fish'n'chip shops and takeaways that sit proudly at the top of Sir Matt Busby Way.

Old Trafford metrolink tram stop is attached to Lancashire County Cricket Ground, just 10 minutes walk from Manchester United along Warwick Road, and only 7 minutes journey time to Deansgate Castlefield in the city centre, where there is a further choice of restaurants.

For those going to "The Theatre Of Dreams", you can also get off the tram at Pomona (5 minutes journey from Deansgate Castlefield) or Exchange Quay (7 mins journey), both being an easy 12 minutes walk to Old Trafford football stadium.

Salford Quays, The Lowry, Imperial War Museum North and MediaCityUK are also a pleasant 12 minute walk from Old Trafford Football Stadium, with some great pre-match offers to be had.

Alternatively, Manchester United fans can catch a match day river cruise barge direct from the restaurants in both Castlefield and Spinningfields to Old Trafford.

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Key: 5 stars = World Class!   4 stars = Fantastic   3 stars = Good   2 stars = OK   1 star = Poor
Cost of meal for 2 = Average cost of 3 course a la carte dinner for 2 people + service charge
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Old Trafford Restaurants:

 

walking distance to football & cricket stadiums

 

Old Trafford Restaurants - Cafe Football Old Trafford
Restaurants near Old Trafford - Cafe Football Old Trafford
Old Trafford Restaurants - Cafe Football Old Trafford
~ 2 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 12 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 12 mins walk to Old Trafford Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~

Located next to Manchester United's Old Trafford Football Stadium, with huge windows looking over the canal to The Theatre Of Dreams, this restaurant from United legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, inside their Hotel Football, captures the essence of football in its menu.  Creating a fun, relaxed dining experience, influenced by the spirit of the game, football fans and foodies alike can appreciate a diverse, well-rounded menu with some subtle nods to the beautiful game like Beef & Bovril Pies, The Special One Burger, Scholesy's Match Day Classic Steak & Suet Pudding, Nev's Noodle Pot, Giggsy's Welsh Red Dragon Sausage, the Mara Doner Pizza, and The Nicky Butty. Proper legends.

Cost of meal for 2 = ?  
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Indian Restaurants Manchester - Kashmir 1887 Restaurant & Bar Manchester
Indian Restaurants Manchester - Kashmir 1887 Restaurant & Bar Manchester
~ 10 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~ 15 mins walk to Manchester United ~
~ 2 mins walk to Trafford Bar Metrolink / 5 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~
Welcome to the brand new Kashmir 1887, offering a unique dining experience of authentic Kashmiri cuisine in the heart of Manchester. The contemporary restaurant located on the lower ground of a Victorian building seats over 170 guests. They offer their diners a variety of options from private parties with a separate room to intimate corners to share with loved ones. They aim to make that occasion special for you, whether it’s a party, an after office gathering or simply a meal with family and friends.

Cost of meal for 2 = £50+

 
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Salford Quays Restaurants:

 

15 mins walk to MUFC ~ 25 mins walk to LCCC

Restaurants near Old Trafford - Pier Eight Manchester Old Trafford Restaurants - Pier Eight Manchester
Restaurants near Manchester United - Pier Eight Manchester
Pier Eight   British   pre-match offers available   click here to Book Online
~ 15 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 23 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 4 mins walk to MediaCityUK Metrolink / 14 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~
With its stunning waterside setting overlooking Salford Quays, the stylsh restaurant inside The Lowry offers a perfect combination of fantastic seasonally inspired contemporary British dishes and phenomenal views, for relaxed lunches, a romantic dinner or a pre-show meal. Being located just across the footbridge from Old Trafford, it is especially popular on Manchester United match days, as well as pre-theatre.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = ?  
3 stars 63%

European Restaurants in Manchester - The Botanist MediaCityUK
European Restaurants in Manchester - The Botanist MediaCityUK
~ 15 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 23 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 4 mins walk to MediaCityUK Metrolink / 14 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~
This is the 4th Botanist pub opened in Greater Manchester but the first in Didsbury opened in 2017. The food menu is inspired by the deli, rotisserie and BBQ, with award-winning pies, fish & chips and all day Sunday Roasts. The quaint decor resembles a gardener's potting shed, there's live music every night, and the well stocked cellar of cask-conditioned ales boasts more than 70 craft beers and ciders alongside a selection of Champagnes and intriguing botanical cocktails.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = ?  
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Old Trafford Restaurant Guide ~ The Dockyard Media City
Restaurants near Manchester United ~ The Dockyard Media City
~ 18 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 28 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 1 minute walk to MediaCityUK Metrolink / 14 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~
Located in the beating heart of Media City at Salford Quays, this 21st Century local pub, with its 80 seater beer terrace and views of The Lowry Theatre and the Imperial War Museum North, offers one of the most vibrant outdoor drinking experiences in the area. From the same people behind Damson, Liquorice, Guilty By Association and Lost In Tokyo, it offers an eclectic food menu, with homemade dishes prepped from fresh, featuring great burgers, sandwiches, salads, wings and ribs, as well as homemade pies, Sunday roasts and over 100 beers.
Cost of meal for 2 = ?  
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Old Trafford restaurants Manchester - Marco's New York Italian
Best restaurants Old Trafford Manchester - Marco's New York Italian
Restaurants near Old Trafford Manchester - Marco's New York Italian
~ 20 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 30 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2 mins walk to MediaCityUK Metrolink / 14 mins journey to Deansgate Castlefield ~
Located at the Holiday Inn MediaCityUK next to The Lowry and just across the footbridge from Old Trafford, this casual dining restaurant from celebrity chef Marco Pierre White offers a taste of the rock star chef's Italian heritage, with wholesome rustic dishes, all with a larger than life New York twist. Think big crispy pizzas, fresh fish, 28 day aged steaks and Great American Burgers, all showcasing the very best fresh ingredients.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = £55 + 10%  
3.5 stars 67%

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Castlefield Restaurants:

 

30 mins walk along towpath or 40 mins canal cruise
or 7 mins tram / taxi journey from Deansgate Castlefield

Restaurants near Old Trafford - The Wharf
Restaurants near Manchester United - The Wharf
~ 35 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 38 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2 miles / 7 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 8 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
~ 3 mins walk to Castlefield Boat / 40 mins sailing to Manchester United ~
Although you'd be forgiven for thinking it dates back to the 1820s, the time of the historic warehouses around it, this beautiful Castlefield restaurant was actually built in 1998 and traded until 2005 as 'Jackson's Wharf'', before Brunning & Price spectacularly re-opened it in July 2012. The large building offers a huge canalside terrace alongside innumerable nooks and crannies, with cosy, intimate rooms and alcoves in which you (and your dog) can enjoy the friendly "country pub" atmosphere, traditional British dishes, 12 cask ales, 50 wines, 100 whiskies and delicious Sunday roasts. Popular pre-match, it's a pleasant walk along the Bridgewater Canal to Old Trafford or you can catch one of the match day canal boats, which depart just outside the restaurant and drops you off directly at the stadium.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = ?  
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Old Trafford Restaurants - Dukes 92 Manchester
Restaurants near Old Trafford - Dukes 92 Manchester
~ 37 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 39 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2.5 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 6 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
~ 1 minute walk to Castlefield Boat / 40 mins sailing to Manchester United ~
This casual grill restaurant inside the stunning Dukes 92 canalside bar and terrace was originally a stable block for the horses delivering foods off barges to the Merchants Warehouse opposite. Since 1991, it has become one of the city's most popular pubs and event venues, transforming the Castlefield heritage zone in the process. Famed for its cheese and pâté deli counter, 14" Stone-baked pizzas, summer barbeque and Sunday roasts, the building's heritage is reflected in a subtle blend of antique furniture and modern fixed seating. Popular with Manchester United fans, it's a pleasant walk along the Bridgewater Canal to Old Trafford with match day canal cruises departing outside the restaurant an hour before kick off, and dropping you off directly at the stadium.
Cost of meal for 2 = ?  
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Restaurants near Old Trafford - Albert's Shed Manchester
Old Trafford Restaurants - Albert's Shed Manchester
Albert's Shed   European   click here to Book Online
~ 37 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 39 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2.5 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 6 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
~ 1 minute walk to Castlefield Boat / 40 mins sailing to Manchester United ~
This celebrated Castlefield restaurant was opened in 2004 and has remained a Mancunian food and drink institution ever since. Still family-ran, it is named after the uncle of owner Jim Ramsbottom, who used to store his tools in the original canalside stable block as they converted the adjacent Dukes 92 together. Today, quality British dishes, with additional favourites from Italy and around the globe, together with a great Sunday lunch, are served in a sharp, modern space with one of Manchester's most beautiful summer terraces. It's just a short walk through the heritage zone to The Opera House and a pleasant stroll along the canal to both The Bridgewater Hall and Old Trafford, with match day canal cruises departing outside the restaurant and dropping you off directly at the stadium.
Cost of meal for 2 = £55+  
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Restaraunts near Old Trafford - Sapporo Teppanyaki
Restaurants Old Trafford - Sapporo Teppanyaki
Old Trafford Restaraunts Manchester - Sapporo Teppanyaki
~ 40 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 45 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2.5 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 8 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
~ 4 minutes walk to Castlefield Boat / 40 mins sailing to Manchester United ~
The superb Japanese restaurant in Castlefield, opposite the Museum of Science & Industry, boasts a unique dining experience with all the theatre style of Teppanyaki cooking, ideal for large parties. The talented show chefs entertain you and encourage you to get involved, or a plush separate dining area offers more intimacy with incredible sushi, sashimi and noodle dishes to choose from. Popular with Manchester United fans after the game, it's a pleasant walk along the Bridgewater Canal to Old Trafford with match day canal cruises departing outside the restaurant an hour before kick off, and dropping you off directly at the stadium.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = ?  
No reviews

Restaurants near Old Trafford - Per Tutti Old Trafford Restaurant - Per Tutti
~ 45 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 40 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2 miles / 5 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 4 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
~ 5 minutes walk to Castlefield Boat / 40 mins sailing to Manchester United ~
This independent, family run business offers modern European food with a strong emphasis on Italian cuisine, in the shadow of the landmark Beetham Tower. Located just off Deansgate in Castlefield, it is within short walking distance to all the theatres. The friendly team is made up from former Heathcotes staff and the menu reflects the all inclusive nature of dining out in Italy, even featuring the popular after-work ritual of "aperitivo", whereby drinks (or aperitifs) are served each evening with complimentary fresh food.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = ?  
3 stars 62%

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Restaurants near Deansgate Metrolink:

 

7 mins tram or taxi journey from Deansgate Castlefield

Manchester Restaurants - Beat Street Manchester Manchester Restaurants - Beat Street Manchester Manchester Restaurants - Beat Street Manchester
~ 42 mins walk to Manchester United ~ 42 mins walk to Emirates Old Trafford ~
~ 2 miles / 5 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 4 mins walk to Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink / 7 mins journey to Old Trafford ~
A jumble of new bars, micro diners, art spaces, sun decks and 'weird shit', the brand new street above the Great Northern offers food from seven of Manchester’s foodie legends. From Indonesian to Dutch, vendors include Big Grillie Style loaded grilled cheese sandwiches, Bali Beach Hut Indonesian street food, Dim Sum Su Hong Kong dining with a twist, Eat New York American street food, Indian Street Canteen, alongside three unique late-night bars and an enormous sun deck with covered all weather seating.
Cost of meal for 2 = £?+  
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Restaurants near River Irwell Boat Launch:

 

30 mins boat cruise to Salford Quays + 5 minute walk

American Restaurants Manchester ~ Menagerie
American Restaurants Manchester ~ Menagerie
American Restaurants Manchester ~ Menagerie
Menagerie   American    click here to Book Online
~ 3 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 1 minute walk to Stanley Street Boat / 30 mins sailing to Salford Quays ~
Opened in August 2016, this American fine dining restaurant, close to Spinningfields, introduces experience at every level through beautiful bespoke cocktails, carefully crafted dishes, and live performances showcasing dancers, acrobats, singers, musicians, drag acts, burlesque artists, and contortionists on the catwalk in the middle of the restaurant. Dishes offer a U.S. interpretation of mainly Japanese dishes like Tempura Sea Bass, Open Temaki Tacos, Torched Scallop Aburi, and Sashimi Grade Tuna, alongside sushi boxes, gourmet burgers, steaks, and seafood. Match day river cruises run along The Irwell to Old Trafford, departing outside the restaurant an hour before kick off, and dropping you off at Samuel Platts pub, 5 minutes walk from Manchester United FC.
Cost of meal for 2 = £70+  
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Restaurants near the Opera House Manchester ~ The Dockyard Spinningfields
Restaurants near the Opera House Manchester ~ The Dockyard Spinningfields
~ 3 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 1 minute walk to Stanley Street Boat / 30 mins sailing to Salford Quays ~
This sister branch to the popular industrial style 21st Century pub in Media City, from the same team behind Damson, Liquorice, Guilty By Association and Lost In Tokyo, was opened in Spinningfields in April 2015 and boasts a 100 seater riverside terrace. Alongside an ever-changing list of cask ales, you will find an eclectic food menu, with homemade dishes prepped from fresh, featuring great burgers, sandwiches, salads, wings and ribs rubbing shoulders with that most classic of British pub staples; the homemade pie and one of the best value Sunday roasts in town. Match day river cruises run along The Irwell to Old Trafford, departing across the bridge from the restaurant an hour before kick off, and dropping you off at Samuel Platts pub, 5 minutes walk from Manchester United FC.
Cost of meal for 2 = ?  
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Best Restaurants Manchester ~ Scene Indian Kitchen
Best Restaurants Manchester ~ Scene Indian Kitchen
~ 3 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 2 mins walk to Stanley Street Boat / 30 mins sailing to Salford Quays ~
Opened in Spinningfields to rapturous reviews in April 2015, this stunning restaurant offers Halal dishes inspired by the street food vendors of India, Pakistan and Southern Asia. The specialties and signature dishes from the theatrical open planned kitchen are made using a variety of cooking styles, recipes and methods from the different regions, with an emphasis on sharing plates. The homestyle Desi Dhaba, an authentic Indian way of cooking, is a speciality, served in a hot metal balti. Private dining and an outdoor veranda with Shisha is also available. Match day boats run along The River Irwell to Old Trafford, departing across the bridge from the restaurant an hour before kick off, and dropping you off at Samuel Platts pub, 5 minutes walk from Manchester United FC.
Cost of meal for 2 = £34 + desserts  
3.5 stars 72%

Restaurants near Old Trafford boat cruise ~ GBK Manchester Spinningfields
Restaurants near Old Trafford boat cruise ~ GBK Manchester Spinningfields
~ 3 miles / 10 mins taxi ride to Old Trafford ~
~ 2 mins walk to Stanley Street Boat / 30 mins sailing to Salford Quays ~
Back in 2001, three Kiwi guys set up the first GBK in London, changing the UK burger scene forever. Now with over 80 restaurants across the UK, including this one in Spinningfields, just a short walk across the footbridge to the River Irwell boat launch, with match day cruises to Old Trafford departing an hour before kick off, they serve up a variety of 30 crafted burgers, combining 100% prime beef, hand selected and traditionally reared on independent British farms, with the freshest ingredients and sauces made from scratch on site. A choice of vegetarian, gluten free, halal, and bunless burgers are also available.
Cost of meal for 2 with wine = £30+  
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Best Spanish Restaurants Manchester - Tapeo & Wine Manchester Best Spanish Restaurants Manchester - Tapeo & Wine Manchester
Best Spanish Restaurants Manchester - Tapeo & Wine Manchester
~ 2 miles / 8 minutes drive to Old Trafford ~
Located on Deansgate, close to the Manchester Opera House and the Albert Hall, this welcoming Spanish restaurant, opened in 2016, is owned by Manchester United star Juan Mata and his father. It's the perfect place to dine on tapas, charcuteria platters, and larger dishes ‘para compartir o no’ (to share, or not). The ingredients and unique selection of wines and beers are all of Spanish origin, with a focus on Valencia, where the popular Spanish forward played, prior to making his move to the Premier League.
Cost of meal for 2 = £60+  
3 stars 57.5%

Best Italian Restaurants Manchester - Rosso Manchester Best Italian Restaurants in Manchester - Rosso Manchester
Best Manchester Italian Restaurants - Rosso Manchester
Rosso   Italian   click here to Book Online
~ 3 miles / 12 minutes drive to Old Trafford ~
Rio Ferdinand's plush Italian restaurant and celebrity haunt stands proudly at the top of Manchester's prestigious King Street, just round the corner from The Royal Exchange, in a stunning 120-year-old Grade II listed building. Given the number of Rolls Royces and supercars that sit out, you'll be surprised to find the menu is reasonably priced and offers a wide selection of pizzas, pastas, steaks and freshly prepared fish dishes, including some named after the Manchester United legend himself.
Cost of meal for 2 = £80 + 10%  
3.5 stars 68%

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